The smartest dog breeds might really surprise you. These top ten canine all share two important qualities. First the ability to quickly learn new commands, and second the obedience to perform them 95% of the time or even better.
Lets be clear, all dogs are super smart. Some just learn a little bit quicker and are more willing to perform some tasks and other are a little bit more stubborn. All of them are sweet, smart and simply adorable. Every dog is special and precious. These are some breeds that are considered as the smartest dog breeds out there.
#10 Australian Cattle Dog
These beautiful dogs are a unique cross breed of the blue merle shepherds imported from England and the native Australian dingo. They have high energy and are hard working. They thrive to be in an active home doing intensive sports like agility, rally obedience, herding trials, and flyball too.
These ancient Roman cattle herders, also cart pullers, and guardians, are very famous for their gentleness with family and friends, and strength and bravery in defending them as well. Even though that they have a very gentle nature, a very thorough training and socialization is an absolute must for the puppies.
The Papillons got their name for their graceful feathered and raised ears. Royal portraitures shows small spaniels resembling to the Papillons far back as in the 16th century! They are very active and companionable, also highly trainable, they are the smartest of the lap dog breeds.